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Bird’s-eye view of the Himalayas

The Everest overflight offers a wonderful panorama of Nepal’s incredible topography, from rice paddies at 4,000 feet to the heights of Everest at 29,028 feet.

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Scenic Everest Flight

Admire the Giants of the Himalaya from a Close Perspective!

Trip Details at-a-Glance

Cost From: $245  
Length: 1 day
Arrive: Kathmandu, Nepal
Depart: Kathmandu, Nepal
Lodging: No lodging required
Meals: No meals included
Trip Level: Scenic flight
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Visa Requirements

A visa is required for U.S. citizens visiting Nepal. You can obtain your visa on arrival ($25 and one passport photo required for a 15-day visa; $40 and one passport photo required for a 30-day visa.

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Choosing the Right Trip

We work hard to help you choose the right trip for you, paying attention to your individual interests, abilities, and needs. If you have questions about the level of comfort or any of the activities described in this itinerary, please contact us.

From Kathmandu, take a spectacular one-hour mountain flight for views of a Himalayan panorama ranging from Kanchenjunga (28,208') in the east to Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri in the west. The highlight is a marvelous view of the pyramid-shaped summit of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest peak at 29,028 feet. The one-hour flights are typically aboard an 18- to 36-passenger pressurized aircraft. All seats provide equally good viewing opportunities, with the mountains in view on the left side of the plane for the eastward leg of the journey, and then in view on the right side for the return westward leg. Mornings only (we recommend booking it for the morning of your last full day in Kathmandu).

Extension Cost

Prices are for 2015
$245 (2 or more trip members)

Special Note: If the flight is cancelled due to weather conditions, a refund of $30 per person will be made as long as you have gone out to the airport on the morning of your scheduled flight.

Prices are not guaranteed until services are confirmed.
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Extension Cost Includes:

  • Scenic flight
  • Transfer to/from airport

Extension Cost Does Not Include:

Meals.